Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu

In my family when its your birthday my mom would let you pick the meal, sides, and dessert the Sunday before your birthday. I remember my sister Savannah picking this meal almost every single time. Recently I have started making it again for my family (atleast once a month). It has become one of our favorites too! Chicken Cordon Bleu 6 to 8 chicken breasts 7 oz package of sliced ham 8 oz package of cheese cubes (jack and cheddar) 1 cup milk (place in a bowl) 1 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs (place on a plate) pepper toothpicks Preheat oven …

Philly Cheesesteak with Garlic Mayo

I have never made a Philly cheesesteak sandwich before and personally I think i have only had a Philly cheesesteak two or three times before. But decided to make these for my husband one Saturday. They were a hit! These can be used as a dinner too. I think my husband was caught a little off guard when i started whipping these up for lunch (after I made my boys corn dogs because thats one of their favorites this week) But after he tasted it he was so glad that I had made them! Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches Makes 6 mini …

Crockpot Tri-Tip Tacos

Crockpot Tri-Tip Tacos

  I saw tri-tip on sale at our grocery store and decided to give it a try. First we marinated it and then put it on the grill. And it caught on fire! haha it was still way yummy after we cut off all the burnt edges. So I figured that that probably wasn’t the best way to cook it with the marinade I had tried. The next time I got it I forgot about the “fire incident” and tried it again…same thing happened! So the next time I tried the crockpot. And boy was it good! We just ate …

Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken

I had spent the whole day swimming with my kids and realized when we got home at 3 that I needed to have dinner ready by 6:00 when the husband walked in the door. This dinner totally pulled through for me and my husband was shocked that I had made the sauce from scratch! EASY Crockpot Teriyaki Chicken adapted from: Scattered thoughts of a Crafty Mom 4 chicken breasts 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup soy sauce 6 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon pepper 4 1/2 teaspoons corn starch 4 1/2 teaspoons water cooked …

Honey Lime Enchiladas

These enchiladas are a favorite in our house! And after I make them my husband takes the left over s to work the next day or two! They are yummy and even my little boys ask for seconds! Honey-Lime Chicken Enchiladas 1/4 cup honey (heaping) 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 large chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 12 corn tortillas 1/4 cup lime juice 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups shredded mexican cheese 1 cup heavy cream 1 large can of green enchilada sauce (my favorite is macayo’s) 1 Tablespoon cooking oil Combine honey, lime juice, chili powder and garlic in …

Bacon Carbonara

Bacon Carbonara

This dish was a step up from your regular ol’ spagetti or alfredo from a jar pasta dish. But it totally a good week day meal. The sauce is creamy and extra delicious! I didn’t add any chicken to mine, but I am sure it would be great with it too! Bacon Carbonara sauce:4 eggs1/2 cup cream2/3 cup parmesan (plus extra to sprinkle on top!)1 teaspoon died parsley1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper flakes (be very careful with this one! I added too much my first time and it was almost unedible! If serving kids I would only …

Chicken and Mango Kabobs

Chicken and Mango Kabobs

The other night for dinner I decided to do a kabob night for dinner. It was something different and the kids thought it was fun to eat! The chicken and mango kabobs were some of my favorite kabobs I have ever had! Chicken and Mango Kabobs(adapted from Williams and Sonoma) 6 Tablespoons Olive oil1/4 cup lime juice1 teaspoon chili powder1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 teaspoon salt1 1/2 Tablespoons sugar4 boneless, skinless chicken breast (cut into small 1- inch cubes)3 ripe (but still firm) mangoes (cute into 2-inch cubes) In a bowl wisk together the olive oil, lime juice, chili powder, cayenne, …